|The Duel - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Duel, by Anton Chekhov. The plot centres around Laevsky, who is living in a small seaside town in the Caucasus after running away with another man's wife, Nadyezhda Fyodorovna, amid dreams of starting a new life. The dreams have come to nothing as Laevsky idles away his life drinking and playing cards, and Nadyezhda begins to have other affairs. Laevsky's scheme to run away again, this time without his mistress, brings him into conflict with the rationalist Von Koren, w...
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|Tales of Chekhov, Vol. 01 - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Tales of Chekhov, Vol. 01, by Anton Chekhov. Read by Kirsten Ferreri. This is the first of thirteen volumes of Anton Chekhov's short stories, translated by Constance Garnett. Anton Chekhov was a Russian doctor who turned to fiction as a hobby, and quickly blossomed into one of the masters of the short story genre. Though he is arguably best known for his dramatic works, such as The Cherry Orchard, his stories are widely considered to be some of the most perfect examples of ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; chekhov; short fiction; dramatic
|The Proposal - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Proposal, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Julius West. The Proposal is a one act comic farce by Anton Chekhov. In Chekhov's Russia, marriage was a means of economic stability for most people. They married to gain wealth and possessions. In this play, the concept of marriage is being satirized to show the real purpose of marriage - materialistic gain rather than true love. (Summary with reference to Wikipedia) Characters: Stepan Stepanovich Chubukov - read by John Edding...
Keywords: Play; comedy; satire; farce; Librivox; literature; audiobook
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|Uncle Vanya - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. Uncle Vanya (subtitled “Scenes From Country Life”) is a tragicomedy by Anton Chekhov. It is set on the failing country estate of a retired professor, Serebrakoff, who returns after a long absence with his beautiful young wife, and throws the household into confusion. Rivalry, unrequited love, illicit romance, and attempted suicide are the result, punctuated throughout by Chekhov’s sad, wistful humor...
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|Bear, by Anton Chekhov - Anton Chekhov|
One mom and her 14-year-old daughter recorded this English translation of a famous Russian play to practice their dramatic reading skills. This play is funny and short, give it a try! The translation is from Project Gutenberg.
Keywords: Russian drama; one act plays; Chekhov; Project Gutenberg
|The Schoolmaster and Other Stories - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Schoolmaster and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov. Read by William Tomcho. Anton Checkhov, perhaps better known as a world famous classical playwright for works such as "Uncle Vanya" and "The Cherry Orchard" was also a prolific short story writer. "The Schoolmaster and Other Stories" is one of several of his collections. It's a compilation of 30 short stories. Some bizarre, some comical but all very interesting...
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|The Three Sisters - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox dramatic recording of The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov. Three Sisters is a naturalistic play about the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world. It describes the lives and aspirations of the Prozorov family, the three sisters (Olga, Masha, and Irina) and their brother Andrei. They are a family dissatisfied and frustrated with their present existence...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fistorical fiction; philosophy
|kamzor - Anton Chekhov|
kamzor is hindi translation of a russian story written by Anton Chekhov and narrated by Anurag Sharma from Pittsburgh for weekly podcast of "Bolti kahaniyan" program for Radio Playback India
Keywords: Anton Chekhov; Anurag Sharma; Radio Playback India; Bolti kahaniyan; Hindi; kamzor
|Ivanov - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Ivanov by Anton Chekhov, translated by Marian Fell. Nicolai (anglicised Nicholas in this translation) Ivanov, a middle-aged public servant, is unhappy. His wife Anna, disinherited by her family after converting from Judaism, is dying of tuberculosis. He is deeply in debt. And his best friend’s daughter is infatuated with him. Comedy and tragedy ensue in truly Chekhovian fashion...
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|The Cherry Orchard - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, translated by Julius West. The Cherry Orchard is Russian playwright Anton Chekhov's last play. It premiered at the Moscow Art Theatre 17 January 1904 in a production directed by Constantin Stanislavski. Chekhov intended this play as a comedy and it does contain some elements of farce; however, Stanislavski insisted on directing the play as a tragedy...
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|Swan Song - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Swan Song, by Anton Chekhov. In 'The Swan Song' an aging actor reminisces about his life and the parts he's played. The piece takes a tragic look at ambition and the sacrifices that must be made in order to succeed. Chekhov’s ability to capture and explore human nature and experience is showcased here. (Summary by Lucy Perry)Cast:VASILI SVIETLOVIDOFF, a comedian, 68 years old - Peter YearsleyNIKITA IVANITCH, a prompter, an old man - PhillippaNarrated by Lucy PerryAudio...
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|The Seagull - Anton Chekhov|
A LibriVox dramatic recording of The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Marian Fell. The Seagull (Russian: Чайка, Chayka) is the first of what are generally considered to be the four major plays by the Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov. The play was written in 1895 and first produced in 1896. It dramatises the romantic and artistic conflicts between four characters: the ingenue Nina, the fading leading lady Irina Arkadina, her son the experimental playwright Konstantin Treplyov, and the...
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|The Lady With the Dog - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Lady With The Dog, by Anton chekhov. Anton Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov practiced as a doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, "and literature is my mistress." Chekhov had at first writt...
Keywords: chekhov; short stories; russian
|Love and Other Stories (Tales of Chekov Vol XIII) - Anton Chekhov (Trans. Constnace Garnett)|
Volume XIII of Constance Garnett's translations of short stories by Anton Chekhov. This is the last volume and includes the index of the works and their locations.
Keywords: Anton Chekhov; Constance Garnett; Tales of Chekhov
|Note-book of Anton Chekhov - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Anton Chekhov , Samuel Solomonovitch Koteliansky, Leonard Woolf|
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
|The Night Before The Trial - Unfinished play written by Anton Chekhov. Adapted and finished by Kristefan Minski.|
Video recording of a theatre play directed by Kristefan Minski